SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Languages and Cultures of South Asia

This programme provides a coherent combination of courses in South Asian languages and their associated literatures and cultures.

Entry requirements

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent.

Course modules

Vedic prose and poetry; literatures of South Asia; modern Bengal: the evolution of Bengali culture and society from 1690 to the present day; directed readings in the literature of a modern South Asian language; Sanskrit literature; Sanskrit texts from the Hindu tradition ; culture and conflict in the Himalaya; the politics of culture in contemporary South Asia; Buddhist meditation in India and Tibet; the origins and development of yoga in ancient India.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,260 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MA Full-time £ 16,090 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
MA Part-time £ 3,630 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 8,045 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

Key information

Student Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
020 7898 4700